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News Flash: Games at Origins, Board Game Mergers


  • Tasty Minstrel Games has announced Yokohama, a new board game which is making an appearance at Origins and will be seeking funding on Kickstarter later this month.
  • Steve Jackson Games has a number of games being released at this week's Origins Game Fair: Simon's Cat, a fast paced card game, Bill & Ted's Excellent Boardgame, I Hate Zombies, Ogre: Objective 218, and Moop's Monster Mashup.
  • A Tokaido app is being presented at Origins. You can check out some of the screenshots here.
  • Indie Boards and Cards and Action Phase Games have announced that the two companies will be merging.
  • Mayfair Games has announced that they've acquired the board game company Twilight Creations.
  • New reviews this week of Mystic Vale (Shut Up and Sit Down), World’s Fair 1893 (Troll in the Corner), and Bring Your Own Book (iSlaytheDragon).
  • Game Informer lists their favorite games that take less than 30 minutes to play.
  • GeekDad has started a new series of posts where they look at the final product for games funded through Kickstarter. Last week they looked at Loop, Inc.